I would like to thank numerous unknowns on the WWW who have helped me prepare, envision and build Tipi's Retreat; and those with names and e-mail addresses known to me. They always seem to be the ones everyone thanks last but they are also the ones that do the most by the time you are ready to go "public". I commend you on taking the time to offer your help when I responded to your requests to comment on your pages. I have been inspired by their efforts and their generosity. Truly the internet has a heart and I am glad to be part of it. You always get what you give.
Like most, I have scavenged a little in my creative efforts, but for the most part, I preferred to start from scratch - - it's that "old fashioned" part of me. If anyone would like to use any of the graphics I have made, feel free to hammer them onto your hard drive. I would be pleased to be privy to your intentions but I don't demand it.
Credit is given here to Iowa-born artist, Grant Wood, for his memorable painting, American Gothic with which I took many liberties in order to accomodate my own inspiration.
To photographer Ben Marra, whose photos, books, and television documentary has so touched me ... I thank you for your correspondence and for allowing me to link to your site and use one of your graphics on my site. I am honored. I join the thousands of people everywhere who have been enlightened with your cause, and the beautiful way you have chosen to promote it.
Jerry! You're great! Thanx for putting up with me all the times I was glued to the computer while I struggled and indulged myself with html and all the other components of these pages. And thank you for taking such extraordinary pictures, past and future, to place on my site. We made it happen.
And thank you friends and family for taking me seriously. pampering me, prodding me, and hunting down names and information for me in order to feed those inspirations. Many have been the times that a flurry of activity took place all over the web in order to help Tipi find or do something; I won't forget you. It's great to be in the company of such good people.
Last, but not least, a special thank you to Sihope Communications for their never failing support as my service provider and for offering the space for these pages. You're doing a great job and I'm happy to be on your rollcall.
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